For the month of April 2014, Air Canada reported
a record system load factor of 83.3%, versus 82.1% in April 2013,
an increase of 1.2 percentage points on a system-wide capacity
increase of 7.5%.
On this additional capacity, system wide traffic
for April increased 9.0%.
"I am pleased to report a
record load factor of 83.3% for the month of April," said Calin
Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Air Canada
generated greater traffic for the month of April in all markets
the airline serves with system wide growth of 9.0% on a capacity
increase of 7.5%, led by increases in traffic in Latin America,
Caribbean, Atlantic and U.S. transborder markets."
Air Canada reports traffic results on a
system-wide basis, including Air Canada rouge, which began
operations on 1 July 2013, and regional airlines from which Air
Canada purchases capacity.
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